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The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1962. A mint copy appearing as new and unread (boards spring when opened). No foxing to contents or edges and no previous owner's name inscriptions. In original and remarkably well preserved fine dust jacket. With no nicks, tears, creasing or marks. No toning and not price clipped. An excellent copy.

"The Spy Who Loved Me" is the ninth novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, first published in 1962. This novel is distinct from the other Bond books because it is not told from Bond's point of view but rather from the perspective of a woman named Vivienne "Viv" Michel. In the story, Vivienne Michel finds herself in a remote motel in the Adirondack Mountains of New York after a series of unfortunate events. Her life takes an unexpected turn when two mobsters arrive, leading to a violent encounter. Just when things seem bleak, James Bond comes to her rescue, and she finds herself caught up in a dangerous espionage plot involving the mob. "The Spy Who Loved Me" is unique in the Bond series as it provides insight into a female character's perspective and portrays Bond as a secondary character. The novel was met with mixed reviews upon its release due to this departure from the traditional Bond formula. However, it remains an interesting and unconventional entry in the James Bond series, exploring themes of danger, romance, and espionage.


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